April 15, 2024. dreamed it all ever since we were young.

47 years. It seems like yesterday the first snow was falling for the 2023/2024 season. A lot of work goes into each day, each tour, each season, I took a week after our season finished to process everything that went into the 47th year of Ruby. People ask me a lot what is it like […]

April 3, 2024. remember.

An anniversary we will always hold close and remember. We remembered the day by skiing off the giants in Thorpe Creek. Some of the highest vertical in the range with 2,700+ foot runs. Spring weather has created a temperature crust on lower elevations and solar aspects. North aspects are holding cold snow and the best […]

April 2, 2024. records.

Count them, 14 runs today, with four groups on the mountain. A record day for the 2024 season. Long and Segunda Canyon in the Southern Rubies, skiing several runs for the first time in 2024 and one run for the first time in decades. Cold snow on north aspects and warming snow on solar aspects. […]

April 1, 2024. no jokes.

For the third straight year- April bringing some of the best skiing of the season. 10 runs in the high alpine, it doesn’t get any higher in the Rubies: Triangle Peak, The Ruby Dome, The Come Line and others. Incredible skiing with cold snow on all aspects skied today. Beautiful flying conditions and a mind […]

March 31, 2024. rabbit rabbit rabbit.

Happy Easter! We skied extra vertical today in Conrad Creek in the snowcats due to incoming snow and cloud cover. A great way to end the tour with several runs on new snow. 23 runs in the last three days at Ruby. Snow is currently falling at the lodge elevation with a reset likely throughout […]

March 30, 2024. peak night.

The expected weather system forecast to bring accumulating snow to the area beginning this morning was delayed, allowing us to ski two runs in the aircraft before transitioning to the snowcat for 6 additional runs and weather deteriorated. Like true Ruby magic, clouds decreased in the afternoon, with an unforecasted lull in the weather system. […]

March 29, 2024. Good Friday.

Ten runs for three groups and eleven runs for one group on day one of the final weekend three-day tour of the 2024 season. Shallow powder skiing on each run after yesterday morning’s new snow set us up well for an incredible day in the mountains today. We skied lower Talbot Creek and opened up […]

March 28, 2024. thunder snow.

We lost power at the lodge around 6:30 AM due to a strong electrical storm, thunder snow, wind and heavy snowfall. Power was restored around 9AM. More than 5″ of snow in less than 2 hours at the lodge elevation. 8″ of new snow in Conrad Creek and seven runs in the snowcats for the […]

March 27, 2024. this is what they came for.

After 2 days in the snowcats, the weather cleared today and everyone was stoked. Eight runs in Talbot Creek, Right Fork and Thomas Canyon with soft, cold, boot-top powder each run. An incredible group from all over the country/ Europe meeting in the Rubies for a full lodge buyout heli trip. The views from the […]

March 26, 2024. back 2 back.

A repeat of yesterday, eerily similar. Nine runs yesterday in Conrad in the snowcats due to heavy snow showers and cloud cover. The cats are such a huge part of our operation, getting guests out in the storm when there is not a flyable condition due to weather. The exact same run count and weather […]